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Grutas de Lol-Tun

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Address: none | Puuc region, Oxkutzcab, Mexico

The largest cave in the Yucatan features Mayan cave drawings and fantastic...

The largest cave in the Yucatan features Mayan cave drawings and fantastic rock formations.

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Beautiful and intriguing

These caves are lit up, many with colored lights, and are an easy trek to get around in. You cannot enter without a guide and it would be nice if the cost of the ticket and the... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

These caves are lit up, many with colored lights, and are an easy trek to get around in. You cannot enter without a guide and it would be nice if the cost of the ticket and the guide were posted together. The guides speak English and appear to move at different paces. The cave formations are fascinating. The petroglyphs are... More 

Thank Bruce F
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you like caves, if it fascinates you to go deep in underground caves than this is one of those places that is sure to satisfy! We went quite deep and in some places it got pretty tight, but it was a fantastic experience!

Thank Ivan L
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Some caves in Yucatan are wet, tight and muddy. This one is dry (except during the rainy season but it is usually closed then due to 1 meter of water running throughout the cave). It is a very comfortable cave to visit, no crawling on your belly, no mud to slide through, no bat guano to be wary of. Very... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017 via mobile

We are maybe spoilt in Belgium with the Grottes de Han but these were pretty impressive because of the light shafts at times we were close to the surface. Vast rooms and pretty warm for those of us who are used to caves at 13 degrees. No sweater needed but be prepared to deal with the rapacious but obligatory guide.

Thank Adrian H
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 December 2016

I did a road trip around the Puta Ruuc and stopped at Lol-Tun so see the caves. There's a little parking lot with an attendant so I felt ok leaving my stuff in my car, out of sight. I was under the impression a guide was required to enter the caves and that tours were scheduled at particular times. When... More 

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Warsaw, Poland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 December 2016

This place is amazing! I can,t believe we were almost the only visitors during the afternoon. There are almost 2 km of caves with evidence of Mayan people living there and beautiful mine formation. The guide was very nice and spoke English well. Comfortable shoes are needed. MUST SEE!

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Stuttgart, Germany
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 November 2016 via mobile

We arrived too late for an official tour but a guide offered us private tour with him so we didn't have to wait for the next tour. There is no fix price for the guide and you can give what you want at the end of the tour. But he was proposing 700-800 pesos because the guides in Uxmal cost... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 August 2016 via mobile

My daughter and I loved our visit. We were the first people to arrive and so we were able to tour the caverns on our own (with guide). The guide was excellent, very informative and the caverns were amazing. Loved it!

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 July 2016 via mobile

We visited today, July 23rd 2016. We had a big deception. The caves were not lighted! It has had its lights broken for over a week, as our tour guide told us. He sad they have asked the government to fix it but they haven't done a thing. So, the visit has turned out a dangerous adventure...I imagine how dangerous... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 July 2016 via mobile

Excellent. Bring proper shoes to walk in the cave. Ask for the non commercial tour. Use your imagination. Beautiful "gruta" 2 km. Walk super worthy.

Thank Claudia V

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